HyperDic: imp

English > 2 senses of the word imp:
NOUNperson imp, elf, hob, gremlin, pixie, pixy, brownie(folklore) fairies that are somewhat mischievous
person imp, scamp, monkey, rascal, rapscallion, scalawag, scallywagone who is playfully mischievous
imp > pronunciation
Rhymesblimp / Blimp ... wimp / WIMP: 11 rhymes with ihmp...
English > imp: 2 senses > noun 1, person
Meaning(folklore) fairies that are somewhat mischievous.
Synonymself, hob, gremlin, pixie, pixy, brownie
CategoryfolkloreThe unwritten lore (stories and proverbs and riddles and songs) of a culture
NarrowerleprechaunA mischievous elf in Irish folklore
sandmanAn elf in fairy stories who sprinkles sand in children's eyes to make them sleepy
Broaderfairy, faery, faerie, fay, spriteA small being, human in form, playful and having magical powers
Spanishduende, elfo, geniecillo, gnomo, gremlin, silfo
Catalanelf, follet, gnom, gremlin
English > imp: 2 senses > noun 2, person
MeaningOne who is playfully mischievous.
Synonymsscamp, monkey, rascal, rapscallion, scalawag, scallywag
Narrowerterror, brat, little terror, holy terrorA very troublesome child
Broaderchild, kid, youngster, minor, shaver, nipper, small fry, tiddler, tike, tyke, fry, nestlingA young person of either sex
Spanishbicho, diablillo, mocoso, pícaro, pillo
Catalandiabló, entremaliat, mocós, pillet, trapella

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